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Protecting seal of confession called essential for civilized society

(Fourth in a series) By Chaz Muth Catholic News Service SALEM, Ore. (CNS) — When Ethan K. Alano walks into the reconciliation room at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Salem, he bares his soul before God and goes into … Continue reading

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Priestly martyrdom to uphold seal of confession not a new phenomenon

(Third in a series) By Chaz Muth Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) — A symbol of the historical commitment priests have to the seal of confession greets people as they cross the threshold of a Catholic church in Manhattan’s … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage across U.S. lets peacemaker spread light from Bethlehem

By Katie Rutter Catholic News Service LAFAYETTE, Ind. (CNS) — Brian Duane’s maroon Subaru had already covered about 1,800 miles when he pulled into the parking lot at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Lafayette Dec. … Continue reading

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Faithful uphold the quiet tradition of lighting candles in churches

By Emily Benson Catholic News Service WESTMERE, N.Y. (CNS) — Linda Brown approached the candle stand at her parish, Christ the King in Westmere. She dropped a donation in the collection box and lit two candles. Her husband, Ed, stood … Continue reading

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